(September 1940)

Archie, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
M. L. J. Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
Abner Sundell
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rang-A-Tang / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Richy, the Amazing Boy (Table of Contents)

Rang-A-Tang / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Richy Waters [Richy, the Amazing Boy] (introduction); The Bundonians (villains, introductions)

Hercules Cleans the Stable of King Augeais (Table of Contents)

Hercules / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Elmer Wexler [as El Wexler] (signed)
Inks:
Elmer Wexler [as El Wexler] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Augie King (villain, introduction); Dick Rivers (villain, introduction); Tom Rivers (introduction)

[The Island of Baron Von Krasner: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Gypsy Johnson / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Bulthuis
Inks:
John Bulthuis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Baron Von Krasner (introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

story swiped from "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell; story continues from Blue Ribbon Comics (1939 series) #5 (July 1940); Penciller and inker credits corrected by Denys Howard on 20 July 2004 from information from Jerry Bails; original credit was "Johann Bulthuis"

[The Capture of Scarface Mike] (Table of Contents)

Fox / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Scarface Mike (villain, introduction)

[The Underground Supply Train] (Table of Contents)

Corporal Collins / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Abner Sundell
Pencils:
Charles Biro
Inks:
Charles Biro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Nazis (villains)

[Trap For Ty-Gor's Uncle] (Table of Contents)

Ty-Gor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Gorman (introduction, Ty-Gor's uncle); Hartley (villain, introduction)

[Attack On the Isle of Right] (Table of Contents)

Doc Strong / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Sam Cooper
Inks:
Sam Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Gustave Ritter (villain); Edward Stuyvesant (villain)

[The Double Agent] (Table of Contents)

Loop Logan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Blair
Pencils:
Frank Volp
Inks:
Frank Volp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Hans Himler (villain, introduction)

[Lady Marion Enslaved] (Table of Contents)

Green Falcon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Shorten
Pencils:
Edd Ashe
Inks:
Edd Ashe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sir Boltyn (villain); Zayda (villain, introduction); Saracens (villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rang-A-Tang
  2. 1. Richy, the Amazing Boy
    Rang-A-Tang
  3. 2. Hercules Cleans the Stable of King Augeais
    Hercules
  4. 3. [The Island of Baron Von Krasner: Part 2]
    Gypsy Johnson
  5. 4. [The Capture of Scarface Mike]
    Fox
  6. 5. [The Underground Supply Train]
    Corporal Collins
  7. 6. [Trap For Ty-Gor's Uncle]
    Ty-Gor
  8. 7. [Attack On the Isle of Right]
    Doc Strong
  9. 8. [The Double Agent]
    Loop Logan
  10. 9. [Lady Marion Enslaved]
    Green Falcon
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